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S.S. Ionian

S.S. Ionian | Cargoes

Directed by Humphrey Jennings
United Kingdom, 1939
Documentary, Short

Synopsis

A yoyage through the Mediterranean, with special emphasis on Royal Navy ships in the region especially the S. S. ‘Ionian’, which was sunk by a German mine on 29th November 1939, en-route from Crete to Hull, only three months after filming. The film was later recut as ‘Cargoes’.

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S.S. Ionian Directed by Humphrey Jennings